India's software exports has a lot of potential in Middle East


The Middle East and North Africa region has huge potential for export of India's computer software and services sector, a leading industry official has said.

Kamal Vachani, regional director of Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council of India, said Indian exporters can expand their markets with their innovation, quality and cost effectiveness.

"Because of its strategic location and the facilities Dubai can be the gateway for exports of computer software products and services to the North Africa," Vachani said.

He said the upcoming India Soft event in November 2013 in Mumbai is an opportunity for the entrepreneurs from the Middle East region to join hands with the leaders in Mobile services applications, cloud computing, big data management, BPO, e-security, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment, Bio Informatics, Engineering Design and others.

The Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council, ESC will host around 400 IT buyers from more than 75 countries including those from the Middle East and North Africa region for business networking.

Despite global economic slowdown, India's export of Computer Software and Services during 2012-13 registered an estimated growth of 10.26 percent over the year 2011-12.

The export of computer software and services during 2012-13 has crossed $75 billion from $68 billion in 2011-12.

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